This facilitatorÆs guide includes chapter summaries, discussion questions, professional development activities, handouts, workshop agendas, and additional resources. The facilitatorÆs guide will help staff developers create effective professional development for educators reading and using Inquire Within, Second Edition.
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Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide: Inquire Within: Implementing Inquiry-Based Science Standards in Grades 3-8 Second Edition, by Douglas Llewellyn
1. Becoming an Inquiry Teacher
Activity 1.1: Self-Directed Learning
2. What Is Inquiry?
Activity 2.1: What Is Inquiry?
Activity 2.2: Who’s Infected?
Activity 2.3: What Inquiry Is and What It Isn’t
3. Learning Through Inquiry
Activity 3.1: Ice Hands
Activity 3.2: Herding Cats
4. How Do Children Learn Science?
Activity 4.1: Magic Glue
Activity 4.2: Understanding From a Different Perspective
Activity 4.3: Misconceptions in Science
Activity 4.4: Earth-Moon Relationships
Activity 4.5: Designing Inquiry-Based Investigations
5. Creating a Culture of Inquiry
Activity 5.1: What Is a Culture of Inquiry?
Activity 5.2: Top Ten Reasons Teachers Say They Can’t Do Inquiry
6. What Are the Different Levels of Inquiry?
Activity 6.1: Four Approaches to Balls and Ramps
Activity 6.2: List the Attributes of an Inquiry-Based Lab
Activity 6.3: Modifying a Traditional Lab
7. Designing Investigations
Activity 7.1: Inquiry Versus Problem Solving
Activity 7.2: “Houston, We Have a Problem.”
Activity 7.3: Problem Solving Activity
8. What Is the Learning Cycle?
Activity 8.1: Using the 5E Learning Cycle
9. Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Inquiry-Based Teachers
Activity 9.1: Inquiry Rubric
Activity 9.2: Inquiry Self-Assessment
Activity 9.3: What’s Your IQ?
10. Using Questioning Skills in Inquiry
Activity 10.1: Planning Questions
Closing Activity: Instructional Pie
Handout A: Concept Map of Scientific Inquiry (Figure 2.2)
Handout B: Bottle
Handout C: Question and Data Table for Balls and Ramp - Station A
Handout D: Task for Balls and Ramps - Station B
Handout E: Task for Balls and Ramps - Station C
Handout F: Task for Balls and Ramps - Station D
Handout G: Group Discussion Questions After Stations
Handout H: Methods of Teaching Science
Handout I: Instructional Pie
Sample Workshop Agendas
Workshop Evaluation Forms
Resources for Extending Your Learning